Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Nokia 4.2

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1520 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
295 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.51 %
76.60 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 505

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
5.86 x 2.81 x 0.33 inches (148.95 x 71.30 x 8.39 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Black, Pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, Charging / data cable, Quick start guide, Sim door key

MSRP price

 
$ 199
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